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  1. Battle of Warriors goes to visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2016 |

    Pontotoc's Ty Jones stepped into a 3-point shot at the top of the arc before quickly hurling the ball out of bounds toward Austin Morphis, who was looking for the rebound instead of a pass. It was that kind of night Friday for the Pontotoc Warriors as Corinth - the defending Class 4A champ - came away with the 52-39 victory.


  2. In the Nick of time: Senior comes up big for WaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 |

    Tupelo's 6-foot-1 senior forward is a playmaker. His late heads-up play Friday night led the unbeaten Golden Wave to a 50-43 victory against Pontotoc.


  3. Hot teams face off as Commodores host WarriorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 |

    ... year, Lafayette has rounded into form winning every game since to be sitting with an 11-2 record and hosting 13-1 Pontotoc tonight in the 4A state semifinals. One reason for the season turnaround has been the steady play of senior quarterback Will ...


  4. Christmas events scheduled for Tupelo museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 |

    After a one-year break, Pontotoc resident Joey Tutor returned to display his expansive collection of G.I. Joe action figures and accessories. "We've added several older G.I. Joes from 1964 to 1968," he said.


  5. Voting turnout strong but short of recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 |

    ... who oversees state elections. A cursory look at a handful of Northeast Mississippi counties shows record turnout in Pontotoc and Lafayette. But in other counties checked - Lee, Chickasaw, Itawamba, Union and Alcorn - turnout was greater in 2008 when ...


  6. Region's October jobless rate declinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 |

    The unemployment rate for Northeast Mississippi dropped slightly to 5.2 percent in October, the third-lowest figure of the year. Union , Lafayette , Pontotoc and Lee were among the top 10. Itawamba , Calhoun and Oktibbeha held the No.


  7. Comeback underscores Pontotoc's resiliencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 |

    The Pontotoc Warriors emphatically answered the question Friday night with a 29-20 victory over Noxubee County and will turn their sights to a road game against the Lafayette Commodores in the 4A North championship. Entering last Friday's game, Pontotoc was riding a five-game winning streak with almost everything going right for the team.


  8. Plenty of magic left as Warriors slay TigersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 |

    Carter's Pontotoc Warriors continued their magical 2016 season, defeating the two-time state champion Noxubee County Tigers 29-20 in the MHSAA Class 4A state quarterfinals. Pontotoc will now play Lafayette on Friday in the 4A semifinals, with that winner earning a chance to play for a state title.


  9. Battle of the Bulge vets seek scholarship donations, honor comradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    Pictured in Louisville at an October meeting of veterans of the Battle of the Bulge are, from left, Fred Wicker of Pontotoc, scholarship recipient Chatham Kennedy of Brandon, Joseph Johnson and James Hunt, both of Columbus. Kennedy is one of 11 recipients the chapter is raising scholarship funds for.


  10. Crowds flock to the Outlets for ExtravaganzaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2016 | Vicksburg Post

    ... Extravaganza together all nine years. The sisters grew up in Vicksburg. Bell still lives here but Seid drives from Pontotoc to spend time with her sister and to try her hand at winning a few prizes. They find it important to shop locally to give ...


  11. Strong second half allows Warriors to advance to quartersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2016 |

    A dominant second half saw the Pontotoc Warriors outscore Greenwood 28-8 to pull away for a 35-14 victory in a second-round Class 4A playoff game. "I told the guys before the game these guys are No.


  12. Russell's double-double paces defending championsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 |

    Pontotoc gave Trent Adair's defending Class 2A state champion Ingomar Lady Falcons all they could handle Thursday night. "I hate playing them because I knew how well-prepared they'd be," he said.


  13. Tupelo mom all about making over-the-top desserts to shareRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 |

    ... lives in Tupelo with her husband Stacy. They have two sons, BJ, who is 18, and Lee Pearson, 16. She grew up in Pontotoc, where her father and grandfather farmed, and she spent a lot of time in her grandmother's kitchen. "When I was 6 or 7, I was on ...


  14. Itawamba continuing its early road slateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 |

    ... years in a row. Itawamba comes off a 23-7 effort from 2015-16, and returns two of its top scorers - Marlee Hatcher (Pontotoc) at 10.1 points per game, and Jabria Pounds (Nettleton) at 10.0. Gray will also be counting on sophomores Grace Elliot (New ...


  15. State cross country meet wraps up todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 |

    ... said. "I'm very pleased with what they've done this season, and we have very high expectations The Corinth and Pontotoc girls are also in position to challenge for the 4A title, with Senatobia ranked No. 1 in the class. Pontotoc is the defending ...


  16. Hoops: Dogged effort wins at Hound DogRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2016 |

    The Pontotoc Lady Warriors scrapped and clawed Saturday on the way to defeat the Belmont Lady Cardinals 68-64 in each team's season opener in the Hound Dog Classic in Tupelo. "She's a matchup problem and will be every night," Pontotoc head coach Bill Russell said.


  17. Cougars make quick postseason exitRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2016 |

    South Pontotoc's first winning season since 2003 came to an end Friday night against the Trojans, who outscored the Cougars 26-0 in the decisive third quarter to pull away for a 50-13 win. East Side's Kaelan Hall and Kamarian Williams combined for three scores on the ground in the first half, but the Cougars stayed in it with touchdowns of 21 and 2 yards from tailback Eddie Ivy.


  18. 'Our year' finally arrives for PontotocRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 |

    The Pontotoc Warriors boys basketball team was knocked out in the second round out of the 4A playoffs a season ago by Gentry. "We only had one senior last year," Pontotoc head coach Chris Vandiver said.


  19. Girls Basketball: Who to watchRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 |

    ... second round of the state playoffs. Freshman G/F Loren Elliott returns after leading team in scoring last season. Pontotoc: The 4A Lady Warriors finished 23-10 and reached the state quarterfinals. Junior F Jatyjia Jones returns to dominate the ...


  20. South Pontotoc grows up, reaches playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 |

    The South Pontotoc Cougars will be in the playoffs Friday night for the first time since 2010 and will have their first winning season since 2003. The Cougars won their first four games to help set up their current 7-4 record and 3-2 in Division 4-3A after losing 48-7 to rival North Pontotoc last Friday.


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